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Therapeutic Drug Monitoring:
doi: 10.1097/FTD.0b013e31824a1e21
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Suspected Opioid Overdose Case Resolved by CYP2D6 Genotyping

Shaw, Kaitlyn D. BSc*,†,‡,§; Amstutz, Ursula PhD*,†,‡,§; Jimenez-Mendez, Ricardo MD, PhD*,†,‡,§; Ross, Colin J. D. PhD*,‡,§,¶; Carleton, Bruce C. PharmD*,†,‡,§

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Abstract

Abstract: A 14-year-old female with suspected narcotic overdose had CYP2D6 genotyping performed to verify opiate intoxication. The role of pharmacogenetics in pain management and individualization of opiate pharmacotherapy is discussed.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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